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Hazardous materials callout in Kyabram

By Lachlan Durling

UPDATE 10.16pm

CFA has given the all clear and also confirmed the leak was a chlorine leak.

EARLIER, 8.42pm

THE hazardous material response unit and five other CFA units are currently at the intersection of Oswald and Albion streets, Kyabram.

The crews are responding to a hazardous materials callout.

The cause is currently unknown however initial reports suggest it could be chlorine from a neighbouring business, this has not been confirmed.

Resident Maddisyn Cooper said there was a chemical smell in the air earlier in the evening.

"It was a fairly strong smell - like chlorine - and it was fairly unusual for a Sunday night when no businesses are open," she said.

More to come.